The Austrian People’s Party (OVP) was “very rational” in the debate over Fidesz within the European People’s Party (EPP), Peter Szijjarto, Hungary’s foreign minister, said in an interview published by the APA news agency on Wednesday. Continue reading “Szijjarto: OVP rational in EPP debate over Fidesz”
Hungary resolutely supports United Nations efforts to protect the language rights of indigenous and national minority communities, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said after addressing a high-level UN event in New York on Tuesday local time. Hungary actively protects the rights of its ethnic kin beyond the borders, he said. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Hungary supports UN efforts to protect national minorities”
The Visegrad Group (V4) expects the new European Commission to speed up European Union enlargement, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Monday. Continue reading “Szijjarto: V4 expects new EC to speed up EU enlargement”
Hungary can expect the pressure of illegal migration to grow “constantly”, the foreign minister said after his annual hearing in parliament’s national security committee on Friday. Continue reading “Szijjarto warns of growing migration pressure”
The European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council has approved the new team of European commissioners, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in Brussels on Monday.
Germany is Hungary’s most important economic partner and a strategic ally in a number of areas, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said after talks with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Budapest on Monday.
Protecting Christian culture is a top priority for both Hungary and Russia, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told public Kossuth Radio on Sunday. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Hungary, Russia both committed to protecting Christian culture”
It is in Hungary’s national interest that Turkey resolve the migration issue in the direction of Syria rather than in the direction of Europe, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in Baku on Tuesday. Continue reading “Szijjarto supports Turkey’s strategy”
Hungary wants to develop “the closest ever” ties with Brazil, since the two countries’ leaders share very similar approaches to global politics, and “this exceptional political understanding” should be used to achieve mutual economic benefits, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told a joint press conference with counterpart Ernesto Araujo. Continue reading “Szijjarto meets Bolsonaro”
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s work to fulfill the people’s will as expressed in a referendum should command respect rather than attacks, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Thursday in London, where he was scheduled to meet Dominic Raab, the foreign minister, and Steve Barclay, the minister overseeing Brexit, for bilateral talks. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Johnson works to fulfill will of British people”